Category: Energy

How can we meet our energy needs while reducing our impact on the environment?

How to make hybrid working more sustainable

Hybrid working is part of the effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19, meaning time is split between on campus and home working. Read on to find out how to build sustainability into your working day, wherever you’re working from.

Projects Coordinator, Aisling O’Reilly, discusses how we can rebuild society after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Working or studying at home? Now is a great time to show both yourself and the planet some love. Read our top tips for boosting your wellbeing while reducing your environmental impacts.

Want hands-on experience in a professional sustainability setting? Want to know does being a Student Auditor involve? Marlena Vollmer, a Marketing Masters student, talks us through her experience of auditing in the 2020 Sustainability Awards. 

The New Year may be upon us, but that doesn’t mean we’re ready to say goodbye to the cold winter weather. Our Projects Coordinator, Aisling O’Reilly, talks us through 5 easy ways to ensure your home stays warm this winter.

Our Office Manager and Carbon Management MSc student, Vanessa McCorquodale, discusses the idea of “NIMBYism” and the effects it has on sustainable development.

The United Nations’ annual Climate Change Conference – this year called COP 25 – takes place in Madrid from 2nd – 13th December 2019. During it, governments will hear about the impacts of climate change, propose crucial next steps to reduce their carbon emissions, and discuss how the entire human population can transition to a low […]

It’s the most wonderful – and wasteful – time of the year. We asked student Laura Anderson (MSc Science Communication and Public Engagement) for her top tips on how to make Christmas 2019 your most sustainable yet.

Projects Coordinator for Energy, Aisling O’Reilly, discusses the necessity of transitioning to renewables and the societal changes required to become zero carbon.

School children striking over inaction on climate change originated in Sweden, with 15 year old Greta Thunberg protesting outside her Government’s buildings. Today, similar demonstrations are being held in 60 towns and cities across the UK as students express their concerns over the worsening impacts of climate change.  We hear from University of Edinburgh academics […]

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